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zedr2eh
06-27-2007, 10:03 PM
hey guys,
just wonderin if anyone knew of anywhere to get crate engines locally? Lookin for a 5.7L vortec

Appreciate it[cheers]

Ginger Snaps
06-27-2007, 10:12 PM
a gm dealership:dontknow:

trailburban
06-27-2007, 11:47 PM
there is no 5.7 vortec crate motor (atleast thats what the dealership told me when I enquired about one), theres a 4.xL and a 6.0L vortec.
6L gas engine = good, 6L diesel = bad

a crate vortec is an excellent candidate for liquid propane injection.

m j
06-28-2007, 07:03 AM
Prestons in Langley used to have the crate motors in stock

tenpack
06-28-2007, 07:34 AM
there is a shitload online but why not go to a local engine builder and get the engine built the way your want it?

zedr2eh
06-28-2007, 08:23 AM
Any recomendations on local shops? I'll be ditching the 4.3 in my S10 so at this point finding a 350 vortec worthy of a rebuild ($) would be a possibility.

Growly Gorilla
06-28-2007, 08:52 AM
[QUOTE=trailburban;1145140]there is no 5.7 vortec crate motor (atleast thats what the dealership told me when I enquired about one)QUOTE]


The guy musta been a moron


Go to the GM website and see what they have there.


Hmmmmm look here.....http://www.crateenginedepot.com/1996---2000-Chevy-GMC-34-1-Ton-Pickups-350-L31-New-Goodwrench-Engine-12530283-P53C0.aspx

Kinslayer
06-29-2007, 12:40 PM
There are 5.7 crate motors, not necessarily GM BUILT however.

I know you can get non-GM 400 CI crate motors as well - same design as the GM one, but developed by a third party to meet emissions standards etc.

tenpack
06-29-2007, 03:13 PM
Dun-Rite performance in richmond is good, 604-278-5199. They build everything from 5L engines to 502 supercharged marine engines.

Kinslayer
06-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Dun-Rite performance in richmond is good, 604-278-5199. They build everything from 5L engines to 502 supercharged marine engines.

It amazes me sometimes how much power you can put into a boat and have it do only 50mph heh.

Lucas
06-29-2007, 09:15 PM
most crate motors are new not rebuilt are they not? I woulf take new gm over a rebuild anyday.Crate motors come with warranty,most shops its 5 feet or 5 minutes

Growly Gorilla
06-30-2007, 09:24 AM
You can get new and reman'd engines from gm,all come with warranty.

Timebandit
06-30-2007, 08:50 PM
Any recomendations on local shops? I'll be ditching the 4.3 in my S10 so at this point finding a 350 vortec worthy of a rebuild ($) would be a possibility.
i have a 350 out os a 90 jimmy that i have taken apart when i striped my jimmy the motor ran but it smoked alot i am willing to let it go for 100 it was not a vortec thow

t dogg
07-01-2007, 11:47 AM
lordco can do lots of differnt combos

m j
07-01-2007, 12:04 PM
if you have $$ I would look at some of the big inch SBC from World

Smurf131
07-01-2007, 12:20 PM
if you buy a crate motor you'll more then likely pay more then it's actually worth try one of the lordco machine shops they'll build the motor to do what you want it to do and keep it reasonably priced it comes with a 1 year unconditional warranty too.

zedr2eh
07-01-2007, 06:21 PM
Thanks guys,
Preston Chevrolet wanted $3295 for a 5.7 (long block)which is kinda pushing it. Crateenginedepot is looking pretty good but I have to figure out the shipping. The guy at JKL said they see quite a few it's just a matter of grabbing one when he's got one, that and finding something that isn't miled out.
Anyone ever dealt with JKL?

Lucas
07-14-2007, 02:08 AM
lordco machine shop is a bad idea

B
07-14-2007, 08:36 AM
Thanks guys,
Preston Chevrolet wanted $3295 for a 5.7 (long block)which is kinda pushing it. Crateenginedepot is looking pretty good but I have to figure out the shipping. The guy at JKL said they see quite a few it's just a matter of grabbing one when he's got one, that and finding something that isn't miled out.
Anyone ever dealt with JKL?



yes .... many times and jamie is an ass and i think i understated that ... everything in his yard is fucking gold plated ....

tenpack
07-14-2007, 01:47 PM
yes .... many times and jamie is an ass and i think i understated that ... everything in his yard is fucking gold plated ....


i dont know the owner but their prices arent at least inflated by 50%, they wanted 300 for a sm465/208, look anywhere you can pickup a 465/205 for 100-200.